NORTH BANGOR – With heavy hearts the family of George Moise Poirier, 96, announce his passing on Sunday morning (Oct. 31, 2021). George was being comforted at his home with his loving family at his side.
Arrangements are with the Flint Funeral Home, Moira.
George was born March 14, 1925, in Martintown, Ontario the son of Moise and Rose (Lanthier) Poirier. On October 27, 1947, George united into marriage with Theresa Dennis at the Notre Dame Church, Malone. She predeceased him on November 3, 1999. Together the couple raised their family on the Garvin Road where George owned his own dairy farm for over 70 years.
George enjoyed gardening, card playing, farming, listening to country western music, and spending time with his family and friends. He was a longtime communicant of St. Augustine's Church, North Bangor.
Treasured memories will be forever in the hearts of his children Catherine (Michael) Farkas of Tupper Lake, Elaine (Neil) Arbuckle of Athens, NY, Mary (Pat) Keenan of Helena, James Poirier, Annette Forkey, Anne Gagnon, David Poirier and Bill (Paula) Poirier all of North Bangor. He also survived by 19 grandchildren, 36 great grandchildren and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.
George's s sister-in-law's Charlette Marlowe, and Janice Poirier both of Malone survive him.
Besides his parents and wife, he is predeceased by a son Maurice Poirier, a son-in-law Walt Gagnon, and a granddaughter Erin Dewyea.
George was the only survivor of a family of fifteen. His siblings Raoul, Paul, Donat, Edward, Bruno, Rene, Jeanette, Beatrice, Jean, Julia, Isabel, Marie, Laurette, Yvonne, and Marie Ange predeceased him.
A time of visitation will be held Friday (Nov. 5, 2021) from 4-7 at the Flint Funeral Home, Moira. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Saturday (Nov. 6th) morning at 11 a.m. at St. Augustine's Church with the Rev. Raymond Moreau presiding. Burial will commence within the parish cemetery where George will rest beside his beloved wife Theresa.
Memorial contributions in George's honor may be made to St. Augustine's Church, Bangor Vol. Fire and EMS, or to the Alice Ballard Hospice Fund.
Condolences and memories may be shared with the family at www.flintfuneralhomeny.com,
Since 1924 the Flint Funeral Home still remains to be a family owned community minded establishment. For over 90 years it has earned the reputation of a "Neighbor helping a Neighbor during a difficult time". With sincerity, pride, and dedication, we are committed to this time-honored reputation.
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